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Definition of "misidentifying" [misidentifying]

  • Present participle of misidentify. (verb)

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Use "misidentifying" in a sentence
  • "Despite small factual errors (such as misidentifying Jacques Derrida as Michel Foucault, and wrongly locating murdered headmaster Philip Lawrence's school in SOUTH London) the broad thesis of her "All Must Have Prizes" remains substantially correct, although the book itself is badly in need of being updated, or of Melanie preparing a new sequel to it."
  • "The school system conducted a four-level review, each of which recommended keeping the book despite some pretty dumb factual errors such as misidentifying some '60s cave paintings as one of Cuba's 1000-year-old ones."
  • "The report contains other errors, such as misidentifying areas in each town suitable for housing developments, he said."
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